Mental Health Mental Illness Depression Anxiety Bipolar Disorder Schizophrenia PTSD By: Marsha Weiner, LICSW, Manager of Behavioral Health Services, Signature Healthcare How many times have you heard these terms (above) perhaps related to something you have seen on the news? Your first thought might be, “Oh that person must have a mental illness or … More Letting Go of Stigma Surrounding Mental Health
By: Kathleen Blandin February 1st, is a day about women’s health. It’s about realizing your worth and the cherished ones around you as well. It sheds light on focusing on YOU and your female companions and to ask yourself, am I doing the best that I can? The American Heart Association (AHA) has titled February … More Go Red for Women Day—What does it mean?
By: Cheryl Maguire Mark your calendar for September 27, to remind yourself (or a woman you know) to celebrate National Women’s Health and Fitness Day. Over 50,000 women of all ages will participate in events across 500 different nationwide communities. You can check your local senior centers, hospital, health club, or park and recreation … More 5 Ways to Celebrate National Women’s Health and Fitness Day
By: Kathy Trainor For most women, the word “mammogram” elicits the following thoughts: I’m too young I really don’t want to do this I know I need to do it I fall under 1…2… and 3. I’m only in my thirties and even though most professionals will say that you don’t need a mammogram until you’re … More Flatten Out For Your Health
Want a night off from your typical household and parenting duties? Grab a few girlfriends and join Signature Healthcare for Ladies Night on Thursday, October 9th from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Shaw’s Center in Brockton! This fun – and FREE! – event will give women an excuse to make time for their health while relaxing and … More Signature Healthcare’s Ladies Night
By: Janice Johnson-Plumer My story begins with some statistics. Approximately 600,000 hysterectomies are performed annually in the United States, and an estimated 20 million total U.S. women have had a hysterectomy. After cesarean sections, hysterectomies are the second most frequently performed major surgical procedure for women of reproductive age in the United States. It is a … More A Piece of Me